Spiegel Pintuck Top
Looking for a spectacular day-to-evening look that is classically sexy yet gives you a clean, professional image? This tailored top accentuates the slimmest part of your torso -- underneath the bust -- while the pleats offer just enough room to conceal trouble spots around the belly. $29 at Spiegel.com
NYDJ Greta Trouser Jeans
Flattering and comfortable, these tailored jeans are equipped with the patented Lift Tuck Technology, flattening in the front and adding lift in the back. Devotees swear they make you look a full size smaller. Dress them up or down to wear at the office or a night on the town. $110 at Nordstrom
Miss Tina Ruched Colorblock Dress
You might think that this form-fitting dress isn’t meant for a size 16 figure, but that’s where you’d be wrong. Fashion designer Tina Knowles (Beyonce’s mom) knows a thing or two about curves, especially how to flatter them. Whether you’re hosting a party or going on a date, this simple yet trendy dress will give you a sexy celebrity look. $15 at Walmart
American Living V-Neck Dress
This any-occasion dress will give the illusion of a long, sleek silhouette thanks to the deep V-neck and the tiered layers of fabric—both of which pull the eyes downward. Like black, the midnight blue hue also helps to minimize your size. $60 at JCPenney
NY Collection Three Quarter Sleeve Empire Waist Dress
To hide heavier thighs, choose dresses that fall just above the knee. An empire waist with a V-neck will make you look longer and leggier. This flirty yet functional dress is perfect for graduation parties, reunions and weddings. $34.99 at Macy’s
About the Writer
Jill Provost is the managing editor of Completely You. She is a former senior online editor for iVillage and Good Housekeeping. Her work has appeared in several major online and print publications, including Everyday Health, Glamour, Woman’s Day and Women's Health.
How much does your weight fluctuate in a year?
Do You Have Hang Ups About Swimsuit Season?